The Order In Which Prevents, Restricts And Controls The Air Pollutant Emissions From Combustion Plants

Original Language Title: Kārtība, kādā novērš, ierobežo un kontrolē gaisu piesārņojošo vielu emisiju no sadedzināšanas iekārtām

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 187 in 2013 (on 2 April. 17. § 34) procedure prevents, restricts and controls the air pollutant emissions from combustion plants Issued in accordance with the law "on pollution" in article 11 the second paragraph of point 19, first paragraph of article 45 and 46, the second paragraph of article 1 General questions 1. determines the order in which: 1.1. prevent, restrict and control of air pollutant emissions from combustion plants; 1.2. the operator controls the emission of pollutants into the air, monitoring and provide relevant information; 1.3. ensure the availability of information to the public about the combustion air pollution. 2. The terms used in the following terms: 2.1.-the provisions of biomass terms products, which contain material of plant origin, which can be used as fuel for generating energy, as well as the following wastes: 2.1.1. vegetable waste from agriculture and forestry; 2.1.2. vegetable waste from the food industry, if the resulting heat energy; 2.1.3. the textile waste from virgin pulp production and from production of paper from pulp, if it is co-incinerated at the place of production and the resulting heat energy; 2.1.4. the Cork waste; 2.1.5. wood waste, wood waste except where the result of treatment with wood preservatives or coating may contain halogenated organic compounds or heavy metals and wood waste resulting from construction or demolition of buildings work; 2.2. hours of operation-the time expressed in hours, in which the combustion plant running in full or in part (except start-up and shut-down periods) and the output of emissions into the air; 2.3. diesel engine-internal combustion engine with a diesel cycle, in which the fuel igniting uses compression ignition; 2.4. the chimney – design with one or more flues through which exhaust gases are discharged to the atmosphere; 2.5. gas engine, the internal combustion engine, which works according to the Otto cycle, in which the fuel igniting the spark or used if it works with different types of fuels, the compression ignition; 2.6. gas turbine – any rotating machine which converts thermal energy into mechanical work, consisting mainly of a compressor, a thermal device in which fuel is oxidised in order to heat the working fluid, and a turbine. 2.7. mixed fuel combustion-combustion plant, which simultaneously or alternately you can use at least two kinds of fuels; 2.8. fuel-the meaning of these rules, any solid, liquid or gaseous combustible substance, with the exception of waste covered by the regulations for the incineration and co-incineration of waste equipment requirements; 2.9. determining fuel-fuel, which in comparison to other fuels that use mixed fuel combustion plants, which alone or in combination with other fuels used for own consumption of processed crude oil distillation and processing residues, with the highest emission limit value, or, if multiple fuels is the same limit value, the fuel that, compared with other fuels listed is the highest thermal entered; 2.10. a combustion plant – equipment in which fuels are oxidised in order to obtain energy for future use; 2.11. the rate of desulphurisation-specified period of time from the air at the combustion plant site over the ratio of the quantity of sulphur which is not emitted into the same period combustion in the fuel; 2.12 stable release of production minimum load at start-up observed minimum load at which manufacturing combustion plant running smoothly and steadily, as well as a safe and reliable supply of energy, heat the battery or factory; 2.13. stable production stop minimum load-minimum load at which the incinerators can no longer secure and reliable supply of power network, heat the battery, or the factory and it is thought that it is turned off; 2.14. validated emission values, measured air pollutant emission values that carry out quality control and who are recognized as reliable. 3. the rules apply to combustion plants, regardless of the type of fuel used therein, with the exception of the following combustion plants: 3.1 combustion appliances combustion products are used directly for heating, drying, or any other treatment of objects or materials; 3.2. pēcdedzināšan equipment for exhaust gas purification, its burning, and which is not operated as an independent combustion plant; 3.3. installations for the cracking process for recovery of catalysts; 3.4. equipment for converting hydrogen sulphide sulphur; 3.5. chemical reactors; 3.6. Coke ovens; 3.7. kauper (blast furnace air heaters); 3.8. technical units intended for the propulsion of a vehicle, ship or aircraft; 3.9. gas turbine and gas engines on platforms on the high seas; 3.10. incineration and co-incineration plants; 3.11. installations for treating animal by-products and derived products. 4. combustion installations, depending on their total nominal input power shall be: 4.1 large combustion plants, combustion installations with a total rated thermal input of 50 MW and the more; 4.2. the average combustion-combustion installations with a total rated thermal entered are: 4.2.1. from 5 to 50 MW if the incineration plant using biomass (including wood and peat) or gaseous fuels; 4.2.2. from 0.5 up to 50 MW, if incineration plant uses liquid fuel, except fuel oil (heating oil); 4.2.3. from 5 to 50 MW if the incineration plant, used for grain drying, use a liquid fuel or fuel oil; 4.2.4.0.2 up to 50 MW, from where the incineration plant using coal (hard coal); 4.2.5. to 50 MW if the incineration plant using fuel oil (heating oil).
2. the emission limit values and the procedure

5. Emission limit values for large combustion plants specified in these rules 1, 2 and 3 in the annex, but medium combustion plants – this provision in annex 4. They do not apply to diesel engines of recovery boilers in the pulp and the production facilities. 6. Large combustion plants, which, according to the regulations on the procedure of piesakām A, B, and C categories of activities and pollutants in question permits A and B category contaminating activities, permit polluting activity (hereinafter permit) issued before 7 January 2013 or the application for the authorization of national environment service regional environmental Board (hereinafter the Board) submitted before that date, assuming they launched until 2014 7 January (hereinafter referred to as the existing large combustion plants) , apply and conditions of authorisation shall determine: 1 these provisions 6.1. the annex contains emission limit values-up to 2016 January 1; 6.2. This provision in annex 2 emission limit values-after 1 January 2016. 7. Large combustion plants, which the authorization was issued after 2013 January 7 or an application for the authorization of the Administration submitted after that date, assuming they launched after 7 January 2014 (hereinafter referred to as the new large combustion plants), apply and conditions of authorisation determines these rules specified in annex 3 the emission limit values. 8. all emission limit values shall be calculated K if 273.15 pressure is 101.3 kPa, after correction for the water vapour content of the exhaust gases, and if the oxygen content in the exhaust gases is standardized, which is 6% respectively for solid fuels, 3% for incineration plants using liquid or gaseous fuels (with the exception of gas turbines and gas engines), and 15% for gas turbines and gas engines. Combined cycle gas turbines with supplementary firing, which comply with the provisions of paragraph 7 of the said requirements, the oxygen content of the standardised determined taking into account the specific characteristics of the installation concerned. 9. Two or more separate combustion plants is considered to be one combination of the incineration plant: 9.1. where two or more separate combustion exhaust gases are discharged through a common stack; 9.2. If, according to the Administration's assessment of two or more separate combustion plants, which for the first time received permission to or for whom the Administration filed the application for the authorization of 1 July 1987, or after that date have been set so that the technical and economic factors the exhaust gas be discharged through a common stack. 10. Calculating the nominal calorific output of the input large combustion plant, which consists of several combined combustion plants, as mentioned in paragraph 9 of these regulations, the total of all the combined capacity of the incineration plant, without taking into account certain combustion installations with a rated thermal input of less than 15 MW. 11. the emission limit values and the minimum degree of desulphurisation shall apply to each stack of large combustion plants separately and shall be fixed in the light of all the equipment the total rated thermal input. 12. This provision of the annex referred to in chapter III of the emission limit values can be attributed to existing large combustion plants are part of the exhaust output of one or more individual flues and common funnel which operated during the year not exceeding 1500 hours (average over a period of five years). In this case, the emission limit values shall be determined taking into account all the combustion plants entered nominal power, and each flue emissions monitored separately. 13. If large combustion plants entered the nominal calorific output is increased, the new equipment to apply these rules in part 3. emission limit values specified in the annex and its determined in relation to the machine nominal input power. 14. If a large combustion plant is transformed so that it can affect the environment, and the changes affect the equipment part of the nominal thermal power is entered in the 50 MW or greater, this provision 3. the emission limit values set in that annex are applicable for the part of the equipment changes, and they define in relation to facilities total rated thermal input. 15. the emission limit values of the mixed fuel combustion plants, which alternately uses two or more types of fuels, determined according to the fuel used in each type of emission limit values. 16. Mixed fuels in combustion plants which simultaneously uses two or more types of fuels, the emission limit values shall be calculated as follows: 16.1. determine the appropriate emission limit value relevant for each individual fuel and pollutant corresponding to incinerators to the total nominal thermal entered; 16.2. multiply each fuel type the appropriate emission limit value by the thermal input of the fuel and the product divided by the input of all fuels, the amount of power; 16.3. sum the resulting separations. 17. The existing large mixed fuel combustion plants used distillation for own consumption and conversion residues from crude oil processing at the same time with other fuels, the emission limit values determined by the following: 17.1. If the operative fuel injected power is at least 50% of all fuel used in thermal power, entered in the common use of this provision in annex 2 of the predominant fuel for emission limit values; 17.2. If the operative fuel injected power is less than 50% of all fuels used in power, entered the total emission limit value proportional to each individual fuel power for you against all types of fuels larger amount entered. 18. In accordance with this provision in the existing paragraph 17.2. large mixed fuel combustion in determining fuel injected power does not exceed 50% of all fuel used in thermal power, entered in the total emission limit value shall be calculated as follows: 18.1. determining the appropriate emission limit values in accordance with the provisions of this annex for each individual fuel and pollutant corresponding to the rated incineration plant entered power; 18.2. determine the operative fuel emission limit value. This value is obtained by multiplying the emission limit value that the fuels specified in annex 2 to these regulations, by a factor of two, and subtracting it from the ratio of the fuel emission limit value by which this value is the smallest; 18.3. multiply operative fuel emission limit value by the thermal input of fuel shall prevail, and the other individual emission limit values by the thermal input. Each divided by the product of all fuels, the amount of input power; 18.4 sums the resulting separations. 19. The existing large mixed fuel combustion plants (with the exception of gas turbines and gas engines) this rule 17.2. subparagraph may also be applied to the execution of the following sulphur dioxide (SO2) emission limit values (irrespective of the fuel combination used): 19.1.  1000 mg/m3-large combustion plants, located in a specific area of the refinery and put into service before 27 November 2003 and received permission, or on which the Administration filed an application for a permit before 27 November 2002; 19.2.600 mg/m3-other large combustion plants, located in a particular oil refinery site.
3. Exceptions to the application of the emission limit values

20. The incineration plant, which, in accordance with the conditions of the permit for use of fuel with a low sulphur content, the operator can use fuel with higher sulphur content and the application of the derogation from the rules laid down in these SO2 emission limits and permissions set in the SO2 emission limit, if the operator unforeseeable reasons is suspended the permit fuel with low sulphur content delivery. This derogation may be applied for no longer than six months from the date of accession those conditions. 21. The authorisation shall state that the operator shall immediately inform the Administration about this rule referred to in paragraph 20 of the conditions and submit to the Department relevant documents to prove the fuel deficit. Administration 30 working days evaluate operator the documents presented and inform the operator whether this provision in paragraph 20 that derogation has been applied reasonably. 22. The Operator may use other types of fuel and allow those rules specified emission limit values and emission limits laid down in the authorisation if exceeding the previously unforeseeable reasons of accident of the supplier or of the gaseous fuel equipment and the operator is unable to provide the operator with gaseous fuels combustion in which, in accordance with the conditions of authorisation may only be used for gaseous fuels and using other fuels, the emission limit for compliance would be required to install exhaust gas cleaning equipment. Such a derogation may be applied for up to 10 days from the date of accession of those conditions. The derogation may be applied for a longer period of time if, taking into account the impact on public health or the operator's economic activities, the need to ensure continuous power supply. 23. The authorisation shall state that the operator shall immediately inform the Administration about this rule referred to in paragraph 22 of the conditions and the Administration submitted documents proving the gaseous fuels supply interruption the previously unforeseen reasons. Administration within 15 working days evaluate operator the information and documents submitted and notify the operator or of the provisions referred to in paragraph 22 the derogation has been applied reasonably. 24. On this rule 20 and 22 the derogation referred to in the application of undue operator can be held liable in accordance with the Latvian Code of administrative offences or criminal law. 25. the existing large combustion plants operator by 2016 January 1 this provision in annex 1 the SO2 emission limits may be applied instead of the minimum degree of desulphurisation, specified in annex 5 of these regulations, if the equipment at the burned solid fuel characteristics technically unable to comply with these limit values. This provision is specified in annex 5 of the degree of desulphurisation shall apply as the maximum monthly average values. 26. the Operator, which according to the provisions of paragraph 25 of the SO2 emission limit values apply in place of the minimum degree of desulphurisation, regularly monitor the sulphur content of the combustion in the combustible fuels and annually submit to the administration information on the sulphur content of the fuel used hard and information on average each month in the achieved degree of desulphurisation. 27. Existing large combustion plants in the period from January 1, 2016 to 2023 of December 31 can be exempted from this provision 2. emission limit values specified in annex a, if the following conditions are met: 27.1. for incineration plant has not previously been granted a derogation from the application of the emission limit values because the equipment operator to 30 June 2004 in the application for the authorization of the Board has specified that the incineration plant that put into operation before 1 July 1987, be operated no more than 20 000 hours of operation during the period from January 1, 2008 to 2015 December 31; 27.2. incineration plant during the period from January 1, 2016 to 2023 of December 31 will be operated no more than 17 500 hours of operation; 27.3. the operator up to 2014 January 1, submit to the Administration application for authorisation which contains the number of hours of operation of this provision during the period provided for in paragraph 27.2. The Board shall permit the operation of the equipment; 27.4. the operator of each year starting with the year 2017, the Administration submitted a report on the operation of the incineration plant during the previous year; 27.5. up to 2023 of December 31 for the incineration plant shall apply these rules specified in annex 1 the SO2, nitrogen oxides (NOx) and dust or particulate emission limit values and, as appropriate, the provisions of the annex lists the minimum degree of desulphurisation. 28. If the existing large combustion plants with a rated thermal input of a total of over 500 MW, which first authorised after 1 July 1987 and which uses solid fuel, this provision is given in paragraph 27 of that derogation, the period from January 1, 2016 to 2023 of December 31, it applies this provision in annex 1 of SO2 and dust or particulate emission limit values and the provisions of annex 2 of the limit values for NOx emissions. If the operator pursuant to paragraph 25 of these rules limit SO2 emissions instead apply the minimum degree of desulphurisation, then during the period from January 1, 2016 to 2023 December 31, these provisions apply to the machine in annex 5 that minimum degree of desulphurisation. 29. The existing large combustion plants, with a total rated thermal input of not more than 200 MW, until 2022 31 December may be exempted from these rules specified in annex 2 for the application of emission limit values, if the following conditions are met: 29.1. the plant is starting to work before 27 November 2003 and has received the first authorisation, or for the administration of these facilities has filed an application for authorization to 27 November 2002; 29.2. the operator up to 2015 1 January has provided the administration documents that justify that at least 50% of the equipment of the heat produced a valid average in five years will be delivered to the district heating network, steam or hot water; 29.3. until 2022 31 December for the incineration plant shall apply these rules in annex 1 of the SO2, NOx and dust or particulate emission limit values, and – where appropriate – this provision in annex 5 that minimum degree of desulphurisation. 30. These regulations specify emission limit values permissible to exceed the start-up and shut-down period in which the operator is defined according to the rules referred to in annex 6. In this case, the operator in the application for authorisation to include this provision, the information referred to in paragraph 34 and measures. 31. These rules 1, 2, and 3. the annex contains emission limit values do not apply to gas turbines and gas engines, intended for operation in emergency situations and run less than 500 hours a year. Operators of such equipment once a year inform the Administration about the duration of the operation of the equipment in a calendar year.
4. the application for authorisation and the conditions of the permit air pollutant emissions from combustion equipment 32. To assess incineration plant emissions and ensure that its emissions due to concentrations of pollutants do not exceed the air quality regulations, including the upper assessment threshold (pollutants for which the specific), and emissions from combustion installations do not exceed these regulations specify emission limit values, laws and regulations on emissions from stationary pollution sources limit the development of the project in accordance with the procedure laid down for the application of category (A) or (B) permit the emission of add limit the project, taking into account the following conditions: 32.1. emission limits are expressed as a concentration (mg/m3) and mass, which allowed it to emit into the air in a specific time unit (l/s, t/year); 32.2. the emission limit for compliance with the requirements laid down in paragraph 1 are evaluated using pollution computer programs, local development, geographical and meteorological conditions.

33. The Operator shall ensure the sampling and measurement of emissions of the installation place according to the methods laid down in standard EN EN 15259:2008 "air quality. Stationary source emissions measurement. The measurement period and site requirements and objectives, measurement and reporting requirements of the plan, "the standard LVS ISO 9096:2006 stationary source emissions. Mass concentration of particulate matter in the manual "or standard EN ISO 10780:2002" stationary source emissions-gas velocities and flow measurement in the pipelines "or other methods of equivalent or better performance. Administration of these requirements include large combustion plant operator issued a permit to the pollutant conditions. 34. the conditions of authorisation issued to the Operator shall include the following information and activities related to the operation of the equipment (such as a device or its part tuning or testing before commissioning or after reconstruction in accordance with the equipment specified in technical documentation) and suspension: 34.1. combustion launching period end point and the starting point of the period of suspension, which shall be fixed in accordance with these rules or 34.1.2.34.1.1. the procedure referred to in 34.1.1. using load: limit values pursuant to this provision, subsection 5.3 and 5.4; 34.1.2. equipment to be carried out on the basis of discrete processes (or the system parameter change), referred to in this provision, section 5.5 and are clear, easily monitored and applied technology used; 21.3. the measures which ensure that start-up and shut-down periods are minimised; 21.3. the measures that ensure that all pollution abatement equipment starts running as soon as technically possible. 35. If changing any of the aspects related to the equipment which affect the start-up and shut-down periods, including installed equipment, fuel, equipment and role in the system installed pollution control equipment, the operator shall inform the Government. Government, if necessary, reviewing permit conditions associated with the start-up and shut-down periods. 36. If for the construction of combustion plants which are electricity generation capacity is 300 MW or more and which permit electricity generation capacity, or the introduction of new production facilities issued after 2009 to 25 June, the initiator of the action envisaged under the laws and regulations on the procedures to assess the impact on the environment, prepare the assessment of carbon capture and storage in geological structures. If the technical and economic feasibility to capture and store carbon dioxide in geological structures confirmed, agent provides a suitable place carbon capture facility. 37. the administration of these regulations referred to in paragraph 36 of the equipment operator issued the permit shall contain provisions on the need to provide a suitable place for carbon capture equipment according to the environment monitoring national Office opinion on the environmental impact assessment report. 38. If the proposed action, which includes the rule referred to in paragraph 36 of the apparatus construction until the date of entry into force of the provisions have already been made to the environmental impact assessment and the development consent, the operator of an application for authorisation shall be accompanied by an assessment of carbon capture and storage in geological structures under the regulations on the procedures to assess the environmental impact of certain criteria relating to suitable carbon dioxide storage availability, law "on pollution" technical and economic feasibility, to transport the carbon flow and adjust the combustion of carbon capture. The Board assesses criteria and, if necessary, the permit shall include conditions as to the need to provide for a suitable place carbon capture facility.
5. Start-up and shut-down procedures for the determination of the period 5.1. General rules for start and stop for the determination of the period of 39. startup period and the beginning of the period of suspension, the following conditions shall apply: 24.3. criteria or parameters used to define the start and stop periods, are transparent and verifiable externally; 24.4. start-up and shut-down periods determined under conditions that ensure a stable production process, based on safety and public health requirements; 39.3. start-up and shut-down periods shall not include periods in which incineration plant-live work reliably and safely with fuel supply, but does not provide heat, electricity or mechanical energy supply or delivery.
5.2. Start-up and shut-down period, the determination of combustion plants composed of two or more units to 40 chapter 7 of these rules to calculate the validated average emission values for combustion plants composed of two or more units, down the start-up and shut-down periods. In this case, making the validated average emission value shall not be taken into account for the calculation: 24.9. values measured in the first period and the start of the unit the last unit in the period of suspension; 40.2. the values established for individual units of different start and stop during the period when they are measured, or if the measurement is technically or economically impossible – calculated separately for each relevant unit. 41. the hours of operation of combustion equipment that consists of two or more units, note that the start and stop actions which hours calculating, consists only of combustion launching the first unit period and the last unit of the incineration plant of the period of suspension. 42. In accordance with paragraph 12 of these rules for emission limit values apply to part of an existing incineration plants that discharge waste gas from one or more individual common chimney flues, start-up and shut-down periods can be determined separately for each such part of the incineration plant. In this case, start and stop equipment for part of the period covers the first period of the combustion unit run by running part of the equipment concerned and the period of suspension the last combustion unit, stop the machine.
5.3. Start-up and shut-down period detection using load limits, combustion plants that produce electricity or deliver energy to mechanical drive 43. Setting the start point and the end of the period of suspension, the starting point of the period in accordance with this rule 5.3., 5.4 and 5.5, take note: subsection 43.1. the fact that stable production stop minimum load may be lower than the minimum stable release of production capacity, because the combustion plant can operate steadily at lower loads When it has reached a temperature sufficient operational period; 43.2. incineration plants and their units in the technical and operational parameters, as well as the installed pollution control equipment technical requirements. 44. The combustion plants producing electricity or mechanical energy delivered to the drive, launch period ends when the machine reaches the stable release of production minimum load. 45. The suspension period begins when you start running out of fuel supply at stable production suspension reached minimum load at which electricity is no longer available in the network or the mechanical power is no longer a valid mechanical load. 46. Load threshold used to determine electricity combustion launching period and the beginning of the period of suspension, and in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 34 of the polluting activities include the conditions of authorisation shall be expressed with an incineration plant for the production of electricity of nominal output fixed interest. 47. The load limit value used to identify the start and end of period at the beginning of the period of suspension of the incineration plant, which supplies energy to mechanical power and which are in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 34 of the polluting activity includes conditions of authorisation, are represented by the incineration plant mechanical energy nominal output fixed interest.
5.4. Start and stop of the period by using the load limit values for incineration plants, which produce heat and combustion plants which produce heat and power

48. The combustion plants producing heat, launch period ends when the machine reaches the stable release of production minimum load and heat can be delivered safely and reliably in the distribution network, heat the battery or supplied directly to the production process. 49. The suspension period begins when you have reached stable production off the minimum load and heat can no longer secure and reliable delivery network or direct delivery to the production process. 50. The load limit value, which is used to determine the thermal combustion launching production period and the beginning of the period of suspension, and in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 34 of the polluting activity includes conditions of authorisation, are expressed with combustion heat production of nominal output fixed interest. 51. the periods during which the heat production heat the battery or reservoir, the export of heat, not be regarded as working time, rather than the start or stop of the equipment. 52. The combustion plants producing heat and electricity, start-up and shut-down periods shall be determined in accordance with the provisions of subsections 5.3 and 5.4 in the light of both the production of electricity and heat.
5.5. Start and stop of the period by using the operating parameters or recorders process 53. To determine the stable production minimum starting loads and minimum suspension load shall be determined at least three different criteria. Launch period and the beginning of the period of suspension is reached, if reached, at least two of these rules 54. criteria referred to in paragraph 1 or the equivalent processes that conform to the technical characteristics of the equipment. 54. the minimum stable production run load and minimum stop load detection uses the following criteria: 54.1. discrete processes associated with stable production release of minimum load: 54.1.1. solid fuel boilers, a complete transition from the stable operation of palīgdegļ or more burners on the operation only with the use of pamatkurinām; 54.1.2. liquid fuel boilers, main fuel supply pump on and the burner fuel oil pressure-stabilisation, which can be used as an indicator of fuel flow rate; 54.1.3. gas turbines – the point where combustion mode switches on steady combustion mode, using the prepared fuel mixture or idle mode; 54.2. operating parameters: 54.2.1. oxygen content in the exhaust gas; 54.2.2. temperature of the flue gas; 54.2.3. vapour pressure; 54.2.4. installations for the production of heat-enthalpy and heat transfer fluid speed; 54.2.5. liquid fuel and gas powered equipment, fuel flow rate, specified as a percentage of the nominal capacity of the fuel flow; 54.2.6. boiler equipment-steam temperature at the boiler outlet.
6. Combustion control and monitoring of action 55. Exhaust emissions (including refined) from incineration plants through the chimney, which specially equipped emission measurement and control and the design height ensures that the incineration plant during operation do not exceed air quality regulations (including the upper assessment threshold for pollutants for which the set). 56. If the combustion does not work for exhaust gas cleaning equipment or damaged, the operator under the conditions of the permit 48 hours for it to report to the Administration and to take the necessary measures to limit the maximum pollutant emission. If the treatment doesn't work and 24 hours are not in normal operating conditions, the Board requests the termination of the incineration plant or target, or run the machine through the fuel that provides the emission limits laid down in the authorisation. 57. The provisions referred to in paragraph 56 of the combustion plants equipped with gas purification equipment, in any 12-month period, the total duration of operation without a gas treatment plant must not exceed 120 hours. The authorization can be enabled to provide the option of incineration plant without treatment plant to operate for more than 120 hours if one of the following conditions: 57.1. combustion equipment is necessary to ensure continuous power; 57.2. incineration plant, which does not work gas treatment facilities may be replaced only at incineration plants that increased emissions. 58. If large combustion plants entered in the nominal calorific output is 100 MW or more, the operator exhaust gases provide continuous SO2, dust, or particulate matter and NOx concentration measurement and oxygen and water vapor concentration, temperature, and pressure, as well as take other measurements according to the conditions of the permit. If the equipment is used in gaseous fuels, the operator in addition to take the measurement of the concentration of carbon monoxide. 59. The provisions referred to in paragraph 58 of the continuous measurement site measuring at least every six months if: 59.1. large combustion plants entered in the nominal calorific output is from 50 MW to 100 MW; 59.2. large combustion plants designed to operate not more than 10 000 operational hours; 59.3. setting the water vapour concentration in the exhaust gas sample is dried before the emissions analysis; 59.4. is made of SO2 and dust or particulate concentration measurements of the combustion plant as fuel, which uses only natural gas; 59.5. SO2 concentration measurements are taken to the combustion of the fuel, which uses liquid fuel (oil products) with the sulphur content of the permit and with no installed desulphurisation equipment; 59.6. SO2 concentration measurements are taken to the combustion plant, which burns biomass and SO2 emissions of which cannot, in any circumstances, exceed the respective emission limit values. 60. Large combustion plants for fuel, coal and lignite, total mercury emissions measurements shall be carried out at least once a year. 61. The Operator shall use the measurement device that provides the necessary characteristics of combustion, and concentration. 62. Samples are taken and tested by the testing laboratory that is accredited according to the standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 ' ' the competence of testing and calibration laboratories-General requirements "and EN/TS 15675 price: 2008" air quality. Stationary source emissions measurement. EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 uses periodic measurements ". 63. The sampling and measurement of pollutants in the base case (reference) methods that are specified in annex 6 of these rules, or other methods of equivalent or better performance.
64. The Operator shall ensure the operation of the measuring system and the regular inspections, as well as the gas treatment plant efficiency instrumental test. The operator shall document and shall, on request, be produced to the Inspector of Government checks, as well as for monitoring the results of the measurements. Checking out the area accredited laboratory in accordance with the rules referred to in annex 6, standards or other methods of equivalent or better performance. 65. The Operator at least once a year check and test continuous measurement equipment, taking additional measurements with base (reference) the methods referred to in annex 6 of these rules, and once a year, the Administration submitted information about measurement systems, as well as the need to respect the provisions of the measurement results. 66. The Operator shall submit annually to the administration of those provisions set out in paragraph 58 of the continuous measurement results. The results of the measurements shall be made in accordance with the model set out in the permit. 67. If the combustion in the fuel is changed or changing the operation mode of the equipment, the operator shall immediately inform the Government in writing of the action changes. On the basis of the information received, the Board has the right to permit others to identify pollutant measurement modes.
7. Emissions test compliance with the limit values

68. the emission values are validated, if a separate measurement of the emission values with 95% confidence intervals, not exceeding the following limit values expressed as a percentage: 68.1. sulphur dioxide – 20%; 68.2. nitrogen oxides, 20%; 68.3. dust or particles – 30%; 68.4. carbon monoxide – 10%. 69. The validated hourly and daily average values shall be determined from the measured for validētaj hours by subtracting the average values that rule 68 of the confidence interval specified in value. 70. in determining the results of the measurements are not taken into account the days that the average value of not more than three hours of continuous reliable measuring equipment malfunction or maintenance and current repair. If during the year for these reasons, more than 10 days measurement results are not recognised as reliable, the operator shall take the appropriate measures for the continuous measurement system reliability improvement. The measures taken shall inform the operator. 71. In calculating the emissions of validated average values shall not be taken into account, these provisions measured 20., 22., 56, and 57, paragraph periods, as well as the start-up and shutdown periods. 72. Combustion equipment in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 58 out of continuous measurements of pollutants, meet the emission limits laid down in the authorisation, if the measurement result that a run of the incineration plant, time of year, not taking into account the periods laid down in this provision 20., 22., 56, and 57, as well as start-up and shut-down period, all these requirements are met: 72.1. no validated monthly average emission value shall not exceed the limit set out in the permit; 72.2. no validated daily average emission value does not exceed 110% of the emission limit in the permit; 72.3. combustion equipment consists of boilers with a total rated thermal input below 50 MW and using coal as fuel, no validated daily average emission value shall not exceed 150% of the emission limit in the permit; 72.4. validated emission hours average value 95% of cases does not exceed 200% of the emission limit in the permit. 73. combustion installations that are made for periodical measurements of pollutants, meeting the requirements of this regulation if the measurement result that a run of the incinerators, emissions values do not exceed the emission limits laid down in the authorisation.
8. Information 74. public limited liability company "Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Centre": 74.1. The European Commission provided information on the implementation of the provisions of the European Commission in accordance with the established reporting periods and reporting forms; 74.2. insert this rule 74.1. the reports referred to in paragraph Center home page on the internet in the month after they are sent to the European Commission. 75. The protection of the environment and regional development Ministry informs the European Commission: 75.1. immediately – if a derogation is applied under that rule 20 and 22; 75.2. by 2016 January 1 – combustion plants which have applied this rule in paragraph 27 and 29 that derogation.
9. concluding issues 76. paragraph 10 of these rules in relation to the existing large combustion plants shall enter into force on January 1, 2016. 77. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of Ministers of 20 august 2002 Regulation No 379 "procedures prevented, controlled and controllable air pollutant emissions from stationary sources of pollution" (Latvian journal, 2002, 122 no; 2003, 63 no; 2004, nr. 37; 2005, nr. 181.; 2008, 124. no; 2009, 72 no; 2011, nr. 203.27 No.). Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010, the EU directive 2010/75/on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control); 2) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009. directive 2009/31/EC on the geological storage of carbon dioxide and amending Council Directive 85/337/EEC, European Parliament and Council Directive 2000/60/EC, 2001/80/EC, 2004/35/EC, 2006/12/EC, 2008/1/EC and Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 – Prime Minister of welfare, Minister of the environment (I). Viņķel, and regional development Minister e. Sprūdž of annex 1 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 April 2013 Regulation No 187 of the emission limit values for existing large combustion equipment applying until 2016 January 1. Emission limit values for existing large combustion plants, with the exception of gas turbines and gas engines no PO box Fuel type nominal power (MW) entered the emission limit values (mg/m3) SO2 NOx CO dust or particles 1. Equipment put into operation in 2003 to 27 November, as well as equipment for which Administration to 2002 27 November filed an application for authorization to operate until the start of 2003, 27 November 1.1. Gaseous fuel 50-300 300-500 over 500 351 351 351 300 300 200 100 100 100 52 52 52 1.2. Liquid fuels 50-300 300-500 over 500 1700 1700 4003 400 450 450 400 300 300 300 504 504 50 1.3. Solid fuels 50-100 100-500 over 500 2000 2000-4003, 5 4005 6006 6006 5006, 7 1000 1000 1000 100 100 508 2. Equipment received permission after 27 November 2002, and incineration plant for which the Administration filed an application for authorization to 2002 November 27, but they start to operate after 27 November 2003 2.1. Gaseous fuels over 50 359 20010 100 511 2.2. Liquid fuels 50-100 100-300 over 300 850 400-2003 200 400 200 200 300 300 300 50 30 30 2.3. Solid fuels 50-100 100-300 over 300 85012, 13 20012, 13 20012, 14 400 200 200 1000 1000 1000 50 30 30 notes. 1 the SO2 emission limit value for liquefied gas – 5 mg/m3. Gases with low calorific value which is obtained from the processing of petroleum products of gasification and excess Coke, and blast furnace gases SO2 emission limit is 800 mg/m3. 2 dust or particulate emission limit values for combustion plants for fuels used in the blast furnace gas is 10 mg/m3, but plants for fuels used elsewhere to use steel gas-50 mg/m3. 3 according to the capacity of the linear in descending order. 4 If the working mass of fuel ash content of more than 0.06% of the dust emission limit values or particles is 100 mg/m3. 5 SO2 emission limit is 800 mg/m3 to those combustion plants with a rated thermal input is entered in the 400 MW and higher if they operated during the year (rolling average over a period of five years) less than 2000 hours. 6 solid fuels which weight is less than 10% volatile substances, NOx limit value is 1200 mg/m3. 7 incineration equipment, starting with 2008, run less than 2000 hours a year (rolling average over a period of five years), and incineration equipment put into operation until 1 July 1987, the NOx limit value is 600 mg/m3. limit value of 100 mg/m3 8 may apply to combustion plants, which put into operation until 1 July 1987 and which burn solid fuel to combustion heat (mass calorie), less than 5800 kJ/kg, a maximum moisture content of more than 45% by weight in the total moisture and ash content of more than 60% by weight, and the calcium oxide content greater than 10%. SO2 emission limit 9 liquefied petroleum gas – 5 mg/m3, gas with low calorie, resulting from a Coke-400 mg/m3, low calorie blast furnace gases – 200 mg/m3. 10 NOx emission limit value for natural gas (naturally occurring methane, which the inert gas and ingredients is not more than 20% of the volume), is 150 mg/m³ of combustion plants with a rated thermal input of 50 to 300 MW and 100 mg/m3 – combustion plants with a thermal input of more than 300 MW. 11 dust or particulate emission limit values for combustion plants for fuels used in the blast furnace gas is 10 mg/m3, but plants for fuels used elsewhere to use steel gas – 30 mg/m3. SO2 emission limit value 12 biomass is 200 mg/m3. 13 if the emission limit values is not possible to provide the fuel sulphur content, the operator shall ensure that the SO2 emission limit value of not more than 300 mg/m3. 14 if the emission limit values is not possible to provide the fuel sulphur content, the operator shall ensure that the SO2 emission limit values do not exceed 400 mg/m3. II. Emission limit values for existing large combustion plants, which is a gas turbine (combined cycle gas turbine including)

No PO box Fuel NOx emission limit value (mg/m3) 1 1. Liquid fuels – light and middle distillates 120 2. Natural gāze2 503.4 3. Gaseous fuels (other than natural gas) 120 notes. 1 apply the emission limit values for each gas turbine with loads of over 70%. 2 natural methane that inert gas and ingredients is not more than 20% of the volume. 3 emission limit value 75 mg/m3 is the following cases (the efficiency of the gas turbine is determined at ISO base laid down LVS load conditions): 1) gas turbines, used in combined heat and power production systems with the overall efficiency over 75%; 2) gas turbines used in combined cycle plants with an average annual power generation efficiency above 55%; 3) gas turbines used in mechanical drive. 4 gas turbine cycle that does not match any of the above categories, but having an efficiency greater than 35% established in the ISO specified en base load, the emission limit value is: 50 x η/35 where η is the gas turbine, expressed as a percentage, efficiency, defined in ISO en in the base load. Environmental protection and regional development Minister e. Sprūdž in annex 2 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 April 2013 Regulation No 187 of the emission limit values for existing large combustion plants, with the exception of gas turbines and gas engines, which shall apply from the 1 January 2016 I. Emission limit values for existing large combustion plants, with the exception of gas turbines and gas engines no PO box Fuel type nominal power (MW) entered the emission limit values (mg/m3) SO2 NOx CO dust or particles 1. Hard coal, brown coal and other solid fuels (with the exception of biomass and peat) 50-100 100-300 over 300 400 250 200 3001 200 200 1000 30 25 20 2. The biomass of 50-100 100-300 300 200 200 200 300 250 200 1000 30 20 20 3 above. Turf 50-100 100-300 over 300 300 300 200 300 250 200 1000 30 20 20 4. Liquid fuels 50-100 100-300 over 300 350 250 200 450 2002 1502 300 303 253 203 5. Natural gas over 50 35 100 100 5 6. Gaseous fuels (other than natural gas) over 50354.5 2006, 7-58 notes. 1 NOx emission limit value lignite combustion powder – 450 mg/m3. 2 for the incineration plant with a rated thermal input of less than 500 MW, in which personal consumption with others at the same time or separately are also used in the distillation and conversion residues from crude oil processing or used for own consumption liquid production residues and for which the authorisation was granted, or for which an application for authorization before 27 November 2002, and the work started before the 2003 November 27. as the NOx emission limit value of 450 mg/m3. 3 the incineration plant for own consumption used for the distillation and conversion residues from crude oil processing and for which the authorisation was granted, or for which an application for authorization before 27 November 2002, and the work started before November 27, 2003, dust or particulate matter emissions limit value of 50 mg/m3. 4 SO2 emission limit value at which the incineration plant as heating fuel use liquefied gas, is 5 mg/m3, low-calorie coke oven gas-400 mg/m3, low calorie blast gas,-200 mg/m3. 5 the incineration plant for which authorization was granted or filed the application before 27 November 2002, and the work started before November 27, 2003, and in which the use of gas as fuel with a low-calorie, gazificēj, the refinery bottlenecks, the SO2 emission limit value of 800 mg/m3. 6 combustion plants with a rated thermal input of less than 500 MW for which authorisation was granted, or for which the application before 27 November 2002 and which work started before November 27, 2003, the NOx emission limit value of 300 mg/m3. the NOx emission limit value 7 incineration plant where the fuel used for the coke oven gas, blast furnace gas and low calorific value gas obtained by gazificēj of the balance of the refinery is 200 mg/m3. 8 dust or particulate emission limit value in which the incineration plant as heating fuel used in the blast furnace gas is 10 mg/m3, but the equipment, which is used as fuel for steel gas used elsewhere, to 30 mg/m3. II. Emission limit values for existing large combustion plants, which is a gas turbine (combined cycle gas turbine including) and gas engines no PO box Fuel NOx emission limit value (mg/m3) CO emission limit values (mg/m3) 1. Emission limit values for gas turbines (gas turbine combined cycle) 1 1.1. liquid fuels – light and middle distillates 90 100 1.2. natural gāze2 503, 4 100 1.3. gaseous fuels (other than natural gas) 120-2. Emission limit values for gas engines 2.1. gaseous fuels 100 100 notes. 1 apply the emission limit values for each gas turbine with loads of over 70%. 2 natural methane that inert gas and ingredients is not more than 20% of the volume. 3 emission limit value 75 mg/m3 is the following cases (the efficiency of the gas turbine is determined at ISO base laid down LVS load conditions): 1) gas turbines, used in combined heat and power production systems with the overall efficiency over 75%; 2) gas turbines used in combined cycle plants with an average annual power generation efficiency above 55%; 3) gas turbines used in mechanical drive. 4 gas turbine cycle that does not match any of the above categories, but having an efficiency greater than 35%, determined in ISO EN base load, the emission limit value is: 50 x η/35 where η is the gas turbine, expressed as a percentage, efficiency, defined in ISO en base load. III. Emission limit values for existing large combustion plants, for which authorisation was granted or filed an application for a permit before 27 November 2002, and the work started before November 27, 2003, if they operated during the year not exceeding 1500 hours (average over a period of five years) 1. Emission limit values for existing large combustion plants, with the exception of gas turbines and gas engines: no PO box Fuel type nominal power (MW) you enter in the SO2 emission limit value (mg/m3) the NOx emission limit value (mg/m3) 1. Solid fuels 50-500 over 500 800 800 450 4501 2. Liquid fuels 50-500 850 400 400 450 450 400 300 300-500 above the note. 1 Determine the thresholds apply to incineration plants authorised before 1 July 1987 and operated for a period not exceeding 1500 hours a year (rolling average over a period of five years). 2. The NOx emission limit values for existing large combustion plants, which is a gas turbine (gas turbine combined cycle) with a rated thermal input exceeding 50 MW: no PO box Fuel NOx emission limit value (mg/m3) 1. Natural gas 150 2. Liquid fuels and gaseous fuels (other than natural gas) 200 environmental protection and regional development Minister e. Sprūdž in annex 3 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 April 2013 Regulation No 187 of the emission limit values for new large combustion plants I. Emission limit values for new large combustion plants, with the exception of gas turbines and gas engines no PO box Fuel type nominal power (MW) entered the emission limit values (mg/m3) SO2 NOx CO dust or particles 1. Hard coal, brown coal and other solid fuels (with the exception of biomass and peat) 50-100 100-300 over 300 400 200 1501 3002 200 1502 1000 1000 1000 20 20 10 2. The biomass of 50-100 100-300 300 200 200 150 250 200 150 1000 1000 1000 20 20 20 3 above. Turf 50-100 100-300 over 300 300 3003 1503 250 200 150 1000 1000 1000 20 20 20 4. Liquid fuels 50-100 100-300 over 300 350 200 150 300 150 100 300 300 300 20 20 10 5. Gaseous fuels over 50 354 100 100 55

The notes. 1 emission limit is 200 mg/m3, if the fuel is burned in circulating or pressurized boiling in the layer. 2 If you are burning lignite, the emission limit is 400 mg/m3 – combustion plants with a rated thermal input of 100 MW, 200-300 mg/m3 – combustion plants with a rated thermal input above 300 MW. 3 If the fuel is burned in a boiling layer, the emission limit value is 250 mg/m3 – equipment with a rated thermal input of 100-300 MW, 150 mg/m3 – equipment with rated thermal input above 300 MW. 4 SO2 emission limit value at which the incineration plant for fuel using liquefied gas, is 5 mg/m3 coke oven gas with low calorie, 400 mg/m3, low calorie blast furnace gas – 200 mg/m3. 5 dust or particulate emission limit value in which the incineration plant for fuel used in low calorie blast furnace gas is 10 mg/m3, but if the fuel used elsewhere in the steel to be used for gas, – 30 mg/m3. II. Emission limit values for new large combustion plants, which is a gas turbine (gas turbine combined cycle) and gas engines 1. Emission limit values apply for each gas turbine with loads of over 70%. 2. Gas turbines (gas turbine combined cycle) and gas engines with a rated thermal input exceeding 50 MW to the following emission limit values: no PO box Fuel NOx emission limit value (mg/m3) CO emission limit values (mg/m3) 1. Emission limit values for gas turbines (including combined cycle gas turbines) 1.1. liquid fuels – light and middle distillates 50 100 1.2. gaseous fuels 501 100 2. Emission limit values for gas engines 2.1. gaseous fuels 75 100 note. 1 Viencikl of gas turbines for the cycle efficiency is greater than 35%, determined in ISO EN base load, the emission limit value is: 50 x η/35 where η is the gas turbine, expressed as a percentage, efficiency, defined in ISO en base load. Environmental protection and regional development Minister e. Sprūdž in annex 4 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 April 2013 by Regulation No 187 average emission limit values for combustion plants no PO box Fuel type nominal power (MW) entered the emission limit values (mg/m3) SO2 NOx CO dust or particles 1. Gaseous fuels to 50 351 350 150 52 2. Liquid fuels to 50 1700 400 400 503 3. Solid fuels to 10 10 to 50 25004 23004 600 600 2000 2000 1000 500 notes. 1 the SO2 emission limit value for gas LPG is 5 mg/m3, gas with low calorie, resulting from a Coke-400 mg/m3 and low calorie blast furnace gases – 200 mg/m3. emission limit value 2 blast furnace gas or dust particles is 10 mg/m3 and gases resulting from the metals industry, – 30 mg/m3. 3 If the working mass of fuel ash content of more than 0.06% of the dust emission limit values or particles is 100 mg/m3. SO2 emission limit 4 biomass is 200 mg/m3. Environmental protection and regional development Minister e. Sprūdž in annex 5 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 April 2013 Regulation No 187 of the minimum rate of desulphurisation of existing large combustion plants, applying until 2016 January 1 no PO box The total nominal power (MW) you enter in the minimum rate of desulphurisation equipment put into operation until 1 July 1987 of equipment received permission after 27 November 2002, and incineration plant for which the Administration filed an application for authorization to 2002 November 27, but they start to operate after 27 November, 2003 1. 50-100 60% 92% 2. 100-300% 92% 75 3. 300 90% 95% 4 > 500 94% 1 95% note >. 1 if the contract provides that before 1 January 2001 installed flue gas desulphurisation or lime injection equipment, the equipment shall be applied to the minimum rate of desulphurisation of at least 92%. Environmental protection and regional development Minister e. Sprūdž in annex 6 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 April 2013 by Regulation No 187 of sampling and measurement of emissions used in the base (reference) methods 1. gas speed and flow measurement is used for the database (reference) method that is defined in the standard EN ISO 10780:2002 "stationary source emissions-gas velocities and flow measurement in the pipelines." 2. use the base for determining NOx (reference) method that is defined in the standard EN ISO 10849:2001 "stationary source emissions-nitrogen oxides – determination of the mass concentration of the automatic measuring system performance characteristics" and EN ISO 11564:2002 "stationary source emissions-nitrogen oxides – determination of the mass concentration of the Naftiletilēndiamīd photometric method". 3. determination of SO2 used base (reference) method defined in the EN ISO standard 7935:2004 "stationary source emissions-sulphur oxide (IV) determination of the mass concentration – automatic measurement methods performance characteristics". 4. Dust or particulate concentration measurements using base (reference) method that is defined in the standard EN ISO 9096:2006 stationary source emissions. Mass concentration of particulate matter in the manual ". 5. Total organic carbon is used for determining the base (reference) method that is defined in the standard EN EN 12619:2004 "stationary source emissions-a small total gaseous organic carbon determination of the mass concentration in waste – continuous measurement method using a flame ionization detector." 6. Mercury concentration used in determining the base (reference) method that is defined in the standard EN EN 13211:2002 "air quality, stationary source emissions – manual method for the determination of the total concentration of mercury." Environmental protection and regional development Minister Sprūdž in the E.


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